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Polymer droplets turn smartmobes into microscopes

Boffin nearly threw away first lens before realising it could end the daily grind

Apple patents Wi-Fi access point location lookup

Cupertino turns world into 50m x 50m grid

NASA spots 'new' star just 7.2 light years away

Brown dwarf is coldest sun we've ever seen

US judge: Our digital search warrants apply ANYWHERE

Azure looking less lovely as Microsoft ordered to hand over e-mails held in Dublin

Selfies are so 2013. Get ready for DRONIES – the next hipster-cam-gasm

VidWhen I said shoot me, I meant a photo, not a missile

'Internet World Cup' conference fizzles out to bore draw

NetMundial statement touches on surveillance but drops other key issues

Chap builds mobe based on Raspberry Pi

$US158 phone WILL burn a hole in your pocket

Startup CEO Chahal fired for domestic violence incident

Accuses detractors of Mozilla-style trial-by-tweet

Bankers don't just blow cash on bonuses, they also spaff ££££s on IT

This lovingly crafted USB mouse, sir? Shall we say £50?

Press release scam pelts poor PRs with volley of UNTRUE invoices

OMG! WHO would spray out demands for stuff they just didn't deserve?

Facebook preps ad network to TARGET YOU WHERE YOU LIVE

Location-based assault is go...

Storage management tools SUCK. We're getting what we pay for

StoragebodTenuous storage business cases mean you're pissing cash down the drain

Oracle accused of breaking US competition law over Solaris support

Lawsuit counterattack attempts to park Sherman tank on Larry's lawn

Everything you always wanted to know about VDI but were afraid to ask (no, it's not an STD)

FeatureAll you need to make virtual desktops go

Elon Musk wants SpaceX to launch spy sats – and will sue US gov to do so

Rocket biz longs to elbow Lockheed Martin and Boeing out of the way

Really? Sigh. Really? Apple's lawsuit against Google is REVIVED

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Apple set to sue Android vendor

A real pot-boiler kicks off Reg man's quid-a-day nosh challenge

PicsQuest for fire(wood), flaming steel and fried egg sarnies

New .london domains touted tomorrow amid usual tech hypegasm

Yet nobody's asked 'why .london instead of .LDN'

Let them eat cache: PernixData crams RAM in virtual flash platform

Adds RAM as cache medium

Internet of Thingies bods: Forget 3G, let's go straight to 4G

It's M2M, Id-IoT: Any fule kno that's Inter-Operability Testing

Silicon bungalow? Nah, I'll have SK Hynix's 4-storey flash condo

Chip-embiggening 3D NAND wizardry expands upwards

94% of Brit tech bosses just can't get the staff these days, claims bank

But most want to hire more talent this year, according to suit survey

Backup biz CommVault to Wall St: Cheer up, lads. We just need MORE SALES REPS

Lower-than-expected Q4 results accompany 'under-hiring' spree

Quid-a-day Reg nosh posse chap fears for his waistline

Toby counts calories, comes up short, despite lentils-in-brine delicacy

Top tip, power users – upgrading Ubuntu may knacker your Linux PC

2014, scratch that, 2015 will be the year of Linux on the desktop

Google's self-driving car breakthrough: Stop sign no longer a problem

VidAuto auto's new code can also see cyclists' arm-waving, dodge roadworks

Drink me: Adobe pours Flash Player bug squash

Mad dash to slap critical patch on zero day hole

Stephen Elop: I was RIGHT to BURN the PLATFORMS

Also: He likes pizza and R&D. Presumably not together

Victory for Microsoft as Supremes decline to hear Novell's WordPerfect whine

The Windows 95 case that wouldn't die is finally snuffed out

AOL confirms security breach from spam attack

Email addresses, passwords and home addresses among swiped data

Über-secure Blackphone crypto-mobe spills its silicon guts

Tegra-powered handset claims privacy built in

Curiosity considers first dig into Windjana, the sands(tone) of Mars

Robotic rover moves on to sand from mud

Joe Hockey caught in his own .Net with Centrelink IT criticism

A tale of SOAP, unemployed alcoholic single mothers and policy in the doldrums

Microsoft puffs up OneDrive, now with 1TB per head for biz users

Let's see Box and Dropbox match that ... oh, they have?

Data retention: encryption won't protect you much

Australia's mass data retention plan remains a bad idea, with or without crypto

Comcast to dump 3.9 MEEELLION subscribers to quell Time Warner merger antitrust fears

Cos it can't be a monopoly if we only have 30% of the US, right?

Oh GREAT: Your factory can Heartbleed out

Siemens issues first round of coagulants for vulnerable SCADA kit

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